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Medal commemorating Admiral Edward Boscawen (1711-1761) and the capture of Louisbourg, 1758

MEC2766
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Collection Coins and medals, Commemorative medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Boscawen, Edward
EventsSeven Years' War: Capture of Louisbourg, 1758

Object details:

Object ID MEC2766
Description Medal commemorating Admiral Edward Boscawen (1711-1761) and the capture of Louisbourg, 1758. Obverse: Admiral Boscawen, half-length figure (right). Legend: 'ADML BOSCAWEN TOOK CAPE BRETON.' Reverse: View of ships in harbour. Legend: 'LOUISBURG HARBOUR.' Exergue: 'IUL . 26 1758.'
Date made 1758

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials copper
Measurements Overall: 36 mm
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  • Medal commemorating Admiral Edward Boscawen (1711-1761) and the capture of Louisbourg, 1758 (MEC2766)
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